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What are bad starches?


Posted by lisa

I am on maitence for my diet for 6 weeks and my doctor has told me to avoid high starch foods until the maintence is over and then slowly introduce back whole grains ect.
 
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I am so glad you posted your question!  Starchy foods raise our blood sugar and then increase insulin. This can contribute to numerous health issues.  Such foods are pasta, bread, grains, potatoes as an example.

It is important to eat mostly "Ideal Non-Starchy Foods" and avoid excess intake of "Starchy Carbs.

 

"Ideal Non-Starchy Foods"  are leafy greens such as collard greens, kale, spinach, asparagus, cruciferous veggies, the list could go on!

I have a seamless, turn-key system that helps you chose in proportion and perfect combination high starch, low starch vegetables, clean lean protein, health fats and booster foods!  Not to mention, this system will help you maintain your blood sugar, heal your metabolism and help your body fight chronic disease.  

 If you have any more questions, I would be happy to offer you a complimentary 20 minute consult to help you organized with this and on your way!

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be well and thrive!

Sarah

 

 

 

inferior "starches" are the refined carbs. white rice, white sugar and white four products and pasta's.  The better term for healthy starches is complex carbohydrates.  They are made from whole grains, Brown rice, whole wheat pasta's and whole grain breads. beans  etc.  or baked potatoe with the skin.  These things when eaten help keep the sugar levels balanced when combined with lots of veggies on the plate with a small portion of protein.
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